The 46-Story Loop Skyscraper No One is Talking About
Dec16

The 46-Story Loop Skyscraper No One is Talking About

A city-enforced clock is ticking on a new residential tower planned for a vacant plot of land just off of Michigan Avenue.  Thirteen years ago we reported that 210 North Stetson was going to be a 74-story SCB-designed Mandarin Oriental Hotel.  That idea was scotched when the economy ate itself. In 2017 a couple of our City Hall sources whispered to us that a developer was sniffing around this property for use as a residential...

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Residential Tower May Be On Tap For Former Mandarin Oriental Space
Sep26

Residential Tower May Be On Tap For Former Mandarin Oriental Space

Eleven years after the Chicago architecture world was dazzled by SBC’s design for a Mandarin Oriental hotel tower just behind Michigan Plaza, there are signs once again that something might be happening there. It was 2006 that plans were revealed for a 74-story, 900-foot-tall building that would house 250 hotel rooms, 150 luxury condominiums, and 100 über-luxe palaces in the sky branded as The Mandarin Oriental Residences. When...

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